Rockers in Music History (Part 10)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

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Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,741

  • 1953-02-26 Michael Bolton, American rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1953-03-03 Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can't Fight this Feeling)
  • 1953-03-07 Jules Shear, American rock musician and songwriter ("If She Knew What She Wants"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-03-12 Labamba [Richard Rosenberg], American rock trombonist (Asbury Jukes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-03-18 Jamie West-Oram, British rock guitarist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero")
  • 1953-03-19 Billy Sheehan, American rock bassist (Talas; Mr Big - "To Be With You"; David Lee Roth), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1953-03-19 Ricky Wilson, American rock guitarist (B-52's - "Rock Lobster"; "Love Shack"), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1953-03-26 Billy Lyall, Scottish rock keyboardist (Bay City Rollers, 1969-71; Pilot, 1973-76; Alan Parsons Project - Irobot), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1989)
  • 1953-03-27 Walter "Wally" Stocker, British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Babys - "Missing You"), born in London, England
  • 1953-03-31 Sean Hopper, American rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News - "The Power Of Love"), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-04-03 Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei - The Dike), born in Amsterdam
  • 1953-04-10 Terre Roche, American folk-rock singer (The Roches - "Hammond Song" ), born in New York
  • 1953-04-11 Branimir "Johnny" Štulić, Croatian rock singer (Azra), born in Skopje, Yugoslavia
  • 1953-04-12 Tony James, English rock bassist (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111), born in Shepherds Bush, London
  • 1953-05-01 Felix Hanemann, American rocker (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1953-05-03 Bruce Hall, American rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1953-05-08 Billy Burnette, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953-05-10 Steve Thomas, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • 1953-05-14 Tom Cochrane, Canadian rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-05-16 Richard Page, American singer and bassist (Mr Mister), born in Keokuk, Iowa
  • 1953-05-17 George Johnson, rocker (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-05-18 [Feliciano] Butch Tavares, rocker (Tavares)
  • 1953-05-28 Arto Lindsay, American musician and producer (Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1953-06-21 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown), born in St. Andrew, Jamaica (d. 1999)
  • 1953-06-29 Don Dokken, American heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-06-30 Hal Lindes, American-English rocker (Dire Straits), born in Monterey, California
  • 1953-07-07 Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
  • 1953-07-10 Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-08-06 Pat MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
  • 1953-08-16 James "J.T." Taylor, American R&B singer (Kool & The Gang - "Ladies' Night"; "Celebration"; "Joanna"), born in Laurens, South Carolina
  • 1953-08-17 Kevin Rowlands, British rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen), born in Wednesfield, England
  • 1953-08-23 Bobby Gubby, English rocker (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies), born in Epsom, Surrey, England
  • 1953-08-27 Alex Lifeson [Živojinović], Serbian-Canadian rock guitarist (Rush - "Limelight"), born in n Fernie, British Columbia
  • 1953-09-05 Paulie Carmen, American rock vocalist (Champaign), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1953-09-07 Ben Bossi, American rock saxophonist (Romeo Void), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-09-15 Pat Barrett, Canadian pop and doo-wop vocalist (Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1953-09-20 Jeff Jones, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-10-05 Sandra "Puma" Jones, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1953-10-10 Midge Ure, Scottish rocker (Dear God, Ultravox-We Came to Dance), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1953-10-16 Tony Carey, American rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Rainbow; Planet P Project), born in Watsonville, California
  • 1953-10-21 Charlotte Caffey, American rock guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist (The Go-Go's - "We Got The Beat"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1953-11-11 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (XTC - "Mayor Of Simpleton"), born in Mtarfa, Malta
  • 1953-11-15 Alexander O'Neal, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1953-12-12 Bruce Kulick, American rock guitarist and singer (KISS), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-12-17 Mark Gane, rocker (M+M), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-12-18 Elliot Easton [Steinberg], American rock lead guitarist (The Cars - "My Best Friend's Girl"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-01-01 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • 1954-01-09 Lance Hoppens, American rock bassist (Orleans - "Still the One"; "Dance With Me"), born in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York
  • 1954-01-31 Adrian Vandenberg, Dutch rock guitarist (Whitesnake), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1954-02-19 Frances Bucholz, rocker (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
  • 1954-02-19 Michael Gira, American rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Swans; Angels of Light.0, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-02-20 Jon Brant, American rock bassist (Cheap Trick, 1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-02-27 Neal Schon, American rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English), born in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma
  • 1954-03-08 Cheryl Baker, British rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz - "My Camera Never Lies"), and TV presenter, born in Bethnal Green, London, ENgland
  • 1954-03-09 Charmain Elaine Sylvers, American rocker (The Sylvers), born in Watts, Los Angeles
  • 1954-03-16 Nancy Wilson, rock guitarist (Heart - "Baracuda"; "What About Love"), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1954-03-17 Rena Jones, rock vocalist
  • 1954-04-12 Pat Travers, Canadian rock guitarist (Puttin' it Straight), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-04-13 Jimmy Destri, American rock keyboardist, and songwriter (Blondie - "Heart of Glass"; "Rapture"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-04-14 Jon Herington, American session and touring jazz and rock guitarist (Steely Dan), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1954-04-24 Jack Blades, American rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger), born in Palm Desert, California
  • 1954-04-29 Deborah Iyall, rocker (Romeo Void)
  • 1954-04-29 Shane Fontayne [Michael Barakan], British session and touring rock guitarist, and songwriter, born in London
  • 1954-05-01 Ray Parker Jr, rock guitarist/vocalist (Ghostbusters), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-05-05 Angelo Kimball, American rock guitarist (Face To Face), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1954-05-11 Edgar Riley Jr, rocker (Axe K)
  • 1954-05-18 Wreckless Eric, rocker (Waxworks, Be Stiff)
  • 1954-06-02 Michael Steele, rocker (Bangles-Eternal Flame, Walk Like an Egyptian)
  • 1954-06-09 Pete Byrne Bath, English rocker (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, Somerset
  • 1954-06-13 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954-06-16 Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • 1954-06-20 Michael Anthony [Sobolewski], American rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-06-22 Bobby Valentino, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1954-06-25 David Paich, American rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-07-01 Randall Hall, American rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd 1987-94), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-07-25 Ken Greer [Kenneth William Greer], Canadian rock guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-07-28 Steve Morse, American rocker (Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple), born in Hamilton, Ohio
  • 1954-08-25 Elvis Costello [Declan Patrick McManus], English rock singer and songwriter (Allison; Watching The Detectives; The Other Side Of Summer), born in Paddington, London
  • 1954-08-26 Michael Chetwood, British keyboard player (T'Pau)
  • 1954-09-06 Banner Thomas, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Orange Park, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1954-09-06 Patrick O'Hearn, American rock bassist (Missing Persons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-07 Benmont Tench, American rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1954-09-14 Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • 1954-09-26 Craig Chaquico, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1954-09-28 George Lynch, rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations)
  • 1954-09-30 Patrice Rushen, jazz and R&B pianist and singer and songwriter (Forget Me Nots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-10-03 Dawayne Bailey, American rock guitarist (Silver Bullet Band, 1983-86; Chicago, 1986-95), born in Manhattan, Kansas

Person of interestDavid Lee Roth

1954-10-10 David Lee Roth, American rock singer (Van Halen - "Jump!"), born in Bloomington, Indiana

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  • 1954-10-24 Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, American rocker, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1954-11-01 Chris Morris, Britsh rock guitarist and singer (Paper Lace - "The Night Chicago Died"), born in Nottingham, England)
  • 1954-11-03 Adam Ant [Stuart Goddard], English punk rocker (Goody Two Shoes, Antmusic), born in London
  • 1954-11-09 Dennis Stratton, British rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London
  • 1954-11-10 Mario Cipollina, American rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News), born in San Rafael, California
  • 1954-11-15 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1954-11-23 Bruce Hornsby, American pop, rock, and bluegrass, singer-songwriter, and piano player (The Way It Is), born in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • 1954-11-30 George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • 1954-12-26 Peter Woods, American rock guitarist (Romeo Void - '"A Girl in Trouble")
  • 1955-01-10 Michael Schenker, German heavy metal guitarist (MSG; UFO; Scorpions), born in Sarstedt, Germany
  • 1955-01-13 Fred White, American drummer (Earth Wind & Fire, 1974-84 - "Shining Star"; "September"), born in Chicago, Illinois

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